Working level training course on sub-sectoral industrial analysis and strategy for policymakers from Viet Nam

16 – 19 January 2018 | Hoah Binh, Viet Nam

As part of the ongoing project “Support to the Government of Viet Nam in the formulation of sub-sector industrial strategy and of the related implementation policy through institutional capacity building”, a training course for mid-level policymakers from several relevant Ministries and Departments in Vietnam was organized on the topic of evidence-based industrial policymaking. The course took place from 16-19 January in Hoa Binh province and was titled “Enhancing the Quality of Industrial Policy in Viet Nam”.

The programme gathered over 15 policymakers from different Ministries and Departments engaged in implementing Viet Nam’s industrial policy. It conveyed to them some of the basic principles and methodologies of evidence-based industrial policymaking, particularly in regard to sub-sectoral analysis. The underlying methodology, known as the Enhancing the Quality of Industrial Policy (EQuIP) Toolkit provides a comprehensive set of instruments to analyse industrial data, interpret it and develop dynamic industrial policies. EQuIP was developed by UNIDO in cooperation with the German Federal Enterprise for International Cooperation (GiZ).

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Executive programme for policymakers from Viet Nam

18 – 10 December 2017 | Hanoi, Viet Nam

The UNIDO Institute for Capacity Development, in collaboration with the Industry Agency at the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MOIT) of Viet Nam, organized a two-day executive programme on evidence-based industrial policymaking titled “Enhancing the Quality of Industrial Policy”.

The programme, gathering over 20 high-level policymakers from different Ministries and Departments engaged in implementing Viet Nam’s industrial policy, conveyed some of the basic principles and outlined the benefits of evidence-based industrial policymaking. The underlying methodology, developed by UNIDO in cooperation with the German Federal Enterprise for International Cooperation (GiZ), called EQuIP (Enhancing the Quality of Industrial Policy) provides a comprehensive toolkit including both quantitative as well as qualitative instruments to develop dynamic industrial policies and to support their effective implementation.

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Training course on circular economy in Bahrain

3 – 7 December 2017 | Bahrain

A five-day training course on “Green industrial development – Pathways towards a circular economy” opened at the University of Bahrain today. It is being supported by the Supreme Council for the Environment of the Kingdom of Bahrain, the Bahrain Centre for Strategic, International and Energy Studies (DERASAT) and the United Nations Industrial Development Organization Investment and Technology Promotion Office in Bahrain.

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Capacity building programme on sustainable energy solutions in Groningen

Groningen, the Netherlands | 15 November 2017

The UNIDO Institute for Capacity Development, in collaboration with the Energy Academy Europe (EAE) / New Energy Coalition today launched the second edition of its joint training programme on Sustainable Energy Solutions in Groningen, the Netherlands.

25 policymakers and ministerial officers from developing countries including Egypt, India, Mongolia, Nigeria, Tanzania and Ukraine, are attending the eight-day training programme, which aims to enhance their understanding of innovative energy solutions.

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